Stamps featuring the Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus in Cebu City

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the golden jubilee of Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus in Cebu City.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P7 — 200,000
Souvenir Sheet: P28 — 10,000 sheets
Date of Issue: November 16, 2007
Last Day of Sale: November 15, 2008 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 16(4X4)
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 175mm x 78mm
Size of Stamps: 40mm x30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Project Proponent: Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus
Project Coordinator: Vivian Dyhongpo ('71)
Design and Layout Artist: John A. Ciocon
Designs:  Sacred Heart School

In the early 1950s, a thriving Catholic Chinese Community in Cebu City requested the Archbishop of Cebu to petition Rev. Fr. Paul O'Brien, S.J., superior of the Jesuits of the China mission to take care of the needs of the Cebu Chinese community. Read more.

 
 
Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting November 16, 2007 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

 

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